Orwell - Shoreham Area is a tiny town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 5,356 people and just one neighborhood, Orwell - Shoreham Area is the 133rd largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orwell - Shoreham Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orwell - Shoreham Area is a town of professionals, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orwell - Shoreham Area who work in management occupations (13.46%), office and administrative support (10.74%) and teaching (9.04%).
A relatively large number of people in Orwell - Shoreham Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.55% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Orwell - Shoreham Area is worth considering.